Liam Collard Photography

Award winning Phuket wedding photographers, Liam Collard and Stam have had the luxury of photographing elegant and stylish destinations worldwide. Here, they give their top 5 locations for a fabulous destination wedding!

Bride and groom beside a lake

Have you been bitten by the travel bug? Is it near impossible to imagine your world without seeing different landscapes and settings while experiencing new and exciting cultures? We get it – the wanderlust life is one that is never short of adventure and fun! But what’s more thrilling than gracing different locations around the world? Finding your soulmate who is equally enthralled in the art of travel!

And when love hits you like a ton of bricks, and the wedding bells start to ring…a destination wedding is probably right up your alley! Which is why we recommend these five breathtaking locations, so that you’re left with the best destination wedding photography that you can carry with you for the rest of your life. Here are the top five locations as recommended by award-winning Phuket wedding photographers, Liam Collard and Stam.


With over 100 islands in Greece, this jaw-dropping country will undoubtedly leave you with the best destination wedding photography. The sunsets, lavish beaches, and crystal clear waters makes this a real win when it comes to destination weddings.

Consider the paradise island of Santorini for views that may well leave you speechless! Or Rhodes – the largest of the Dodecanese islands – for its beach resorts, magical Old Town, as well as other best destination wedding photography spots imaginable.

Additionally, you could opt for a mainland destination wedding, such as the stunning city of Athens – a cultural treasure in the bustling city. Needless to say, Greece never lacks the inspiration that you’re searching for when it comes to a wonderful destination wedding.

Silhouette of bride and groom at dusk Bride in red walking in alleyway Bride walking with groom in alleyway Couple embracing in Santorini


For many, the various islands in Thailand evoke a dream-like feeling of excitement, lust, and love. And it’s true that there are too many inspiring places in this spectacular country to count. So, if you’re planning to tie the knot in Thailand, you can be sure that you and your partner will be left with the best destination wedding photography – a memento to keep for decades to come.

Honing in on some of Thailand‘s most famous destination wedding locations, Phuket is a perfect place to celebrate a lavish destination wedding. Couples in love flock to stunning resorts such as The Surin and Villa Shanti to enjoy a day filled with natural beauty and love. But what many don’t know, is that there are so many more options that’ll leave you with the best destination wedding photography outside of Phuket.

If you’re after a city vibe, Bangkok might just be where all of your dreams come true. This capital city of Thailand is known for its shrines and vibrant street life, and never fails to inspire when it comes to the best destination wedding photography.

Koh Samui is another destination that may just be perfect for your special day. Venues such as the Four Seasons is highly equipped to bring all of your wedding dreams into fruition, and shows off their resort with a tagline of, “Share your vows in paradise on Earth, under a canopy of sky and surrounded by the endless blue of the mystical gulf of Siam.” Enough to induce a feeling of pure wanderlust? Indeed!

Couple embracing beside ocean and house Night time view of luxury resort Silhouette of couple and dog at night Close up of bride's dress outside View of guests outside at ceremony Silhouette of children playing at sunset

London, United Kingdom

Another perfect city in which to tie the knot, is London. This well sought-after city is one that many flock to all year round in order to experience its vibrance and beauty.

“You’ll certainly be rewarded with the best destination wedding photography in this bustling location,” say London wedding photographers, Liam and Stam.

For an amazing ceremony, consider the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel. This luxurious venue is nothing short of awe-inspired, and describes itself as “one that unites Victorian splendour with contemporary style and impeccable service.”

Kensington Palace is yet another venue that is blessed with stunning scenery that is tranquil and extremely tasteful. And to add to the magic of your special day, you can have private access to the palace after the tourists have left, leaving you with only the best destination wedding photography.

Bride and groom between two pillars Couples in amazement with architecture Bride walking down stairs Couple embracing outside Couple walking outside


For all of your European wedding dreams, Italy is the perfect spot to have the best destination wedding photography taken. Each city is more inspiring than the last, thus making it a favourite for couples in love planning to tie the knot.

Tuscany is a region full of romance, with rolling hills, olive trees, and fields of sunflowers. And the Amalfi Coast has proven to be a fantastic choice for lovebirds, as each town offers cathedrals, spacious gardens, and many historical monuments. Merely taking a drive through the winding roads evokes feelings of elation and joy. Simply put, you cannot go wrong with an Italian destination wedding.

Bride and bridesmaids outside Colourful house in Italy Colourful venue Italy Bride and Groom with colourful background

New York, United States

New York, New York…the city that never sleeps! Which means that you’ll be able to get some of the best destination wedding photographs, day or night! From Long Island to Hudson Valley, this city never ceases to amaze, and you’ll be blessed with several different settings to suit your wedding style.

The Bedford Post Inn, for example, is a picturesque location an hour north of New York. It’s 14 acres of serene tranquility, with all sorts of amenities that’ll reduce stress, and bring about a feeling of calm and wellbeing.

“You and your guests will adore this location for its chilled atmosphere and beautiful scenery,” Liam and Stam admit.

If it’s something more upbeat you’re looking for, The Surrey describes its venue as a “chic, Paris-meets-New York style,” and has become a real favourite for those planning to marry. With its rooftop terrace, and 17th-floor Penthouse Suite, you really can’t go wrong with this Upper East Side dream.

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Needless to say, these five locations have been meticulously chosen based on the sheer magic it produces when it comes to the best destination wedding photography.

And if you’re looking for some more destination wedding inspiration from two talented Phuket wedding photographers, get in touch with us and we’d love to make your wedding day vision come to life!